Karachi (April 27, 2018): Jamait-e-Islami is observing strike against the prolonged power outages and the water shortage in Karachi, traffic suspended due to sit-ins at Shahra-e-Faisal and Malir Kalaboard.
According to the details, workers of Jamait-e-Islami blocked the road by burning tyres at Malir 15, Kalaboard, Shah Faisal No.2, Orangi Town, Delhi Colony and Lyari. Commuters facing problems due to protests in the different areas of the metropolis city.
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Earlier On, JI Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeemur Rehman has said that his party will not withdraw its strike call against the power and water crisis in Karachi adding that a peaceful strike would be observed today across the city to condemn the injustice being carried out against Karachiites.Prime Minister interference to resolve the issues has not brought any visible results and city is still witnessing prolonged loadshedding during hot weather.
Naeemur Rehman expressed these views while addressing a press conference at Idara-noor-ulhaq along with the other leaders of the party Karachi Chapters including, Birjees Ahmed, Usama Razi, Abdul Wahab, Saif Uddin Advocate and Rashid Qureshi.The JI Karachi chief told the journalists that the peaceful strike call to condemn the irregularities of authorities and government is part of JI‘s movement against the injustice.
He said that various religious and political parties has extended their support to JI‘s strike call whereas the traders community, transporter, labours organizations and others has also endorsed JI‘s call.
He said: “Karachi has witnessed the era of strikes in past but JI call of peaceful strike is not aimed to disturb the peace of city. JI wants to resolve the people issues and has given a strike call to condemn the injustice and people from all walks of life will participate in the protest.”